18th century pocket hoops (Patterns of Fashion 5)

I made my first ever pocket hoops! A while back I decided to make a black robe a l’anglaise for winter and bought some fabric for it but it took me months to start this project. At first I wanted to make an anglaise with one of my patterns but in the meantime I decided […]

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How I transfer embroidery patterns

Sorry that I wasn’t posting in the past two weeks! I was super busy with school and had almost no time to sew things I’m allowed to show you. (Still waiting for the okay to show you what I’m working on in school!) But today I finally have something that is worth sharing (at least […]

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horizontal corset ~1860s to 1870s – pattern (Part 1)

A few days ago I was shown this pinterest pin of a corset which has horizontal seams instead of vertical ones like most 19th century corsets do. There are some corsets from the 19th century with horizontal seams like the ‘pretty housemaid corset’ you can find in Corsets from Jill Salen and also this 1860s […]

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Sommerfrische ball: Luise of Prussia dress + Nehelenia Patterns review

Today I want to talk a little bit about the dress I wore to our Sommerfrische-ball. I have a love&hate-relationship with this dress because of the bad experience I had with the pattern and Nehelenia itself but I still love the look of the dress. But let’s start from the beginning. A while ago I […]

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1860s summer crinoline – corset (Redthreaded pattern)

As I told you in my last post about my crinoline project I bought a corset pattern which I wanted to tell you more about! I follow redthreaded on instagram for quite a while now and I adore her (and her teams) work! The corsets and stays always look so beautiful and seem to fit […]

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